Buildings consume lots of energy – here's how to design whole communities that give back as much as they take
Net zero energy buildings produce at least as much energy as they use. Designing whole net zero campuses and communities takes the energy and climate benefits to a higher level.
May 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change heating cooling energy-efficiency energy-use buildings renewable-energy sustainable-cities geothermal-energy district-heating net-zero
Climate change is making extreme weather events, both hot and cold, more frequent across the Great Lakes region. Weatherizing low-income residents' homes is an important way to prepare.
April 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: climate-change cooling heat-wave housing extreme-weather great-lakes insulation chicago air-conditioning us-midwest weatherization
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